Top Sports Moment #8 - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

12/24/2007-East Texas

Top Sports Moment #8

Lovelady had fallen just short of state in football and basketball.

Lions baseball could see their ticket slipping away.

After blowing a one game series lead to price carlisle in the regional finals.

The Lions worked their magic to come back and win a thrilling game three.

"You ask them to do miracles and they do it. They are such great kids."

"I've got rocks in my pockets to keep from floating off."

The Lions were headed to state... thanks to a freshman pitcher who saved the day.

And helped fullfill his big brothers dream.

"I said what do you have freshman. It's been in your hands all year. Don't blow it now."

The Lions didn't accomplish their ultimate goal of a state title.

But their amazing marathon to get their is worthy of number eight... In our top East Texas sports moments of 2007.

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